(Burbank, IL) St. Laurence High School announced its Students of the Month for February.
Peter Gal (Wilkins Jr. High, Justice), Emilio Guzman (St. Mary Star of the Sea, Chicago), James Nickolettos (St. Gerald, Oak Lawn) and Demetri Trakas (St. Bede, Chicago) were all recognized by their teachers for being academic leaders in the school community.
Peter Gal was recognized for bringing his best to Theology class on a daily basis, which has earned him a 99% in the class. He is always well-behaved and is a pleasure in class according to his teacher, Brother Mahoney.
Emilio Guzman also earned a 99% in Mr. Pallardy’s psychology class, and was noted for bringing energy and a smile to class every day.
James Nickolettos was praised for the mentality that he brings to Mr. Hackett’s U.S. History class. Mr. Hackett shared that James consistently strives to improve himself while facilitating constructive classroom discussion.
Finally, Demetri Trakas was nominated by English teacher Mr. Crotty for his work ethic. Mr. Crotty commended Demetri for always participating in class discussion and being willing to voice his opinion.
Each student received a $10 gift card to the St. Laurence cafeteria for their hard work.